Actiance Triumphs at SC Magazine Awards Europe with Two Awards

Actiance scooped two awards at the 2011 SC Magazine Awards Europe.

Belmont, CA, April 23, 2011 --( Actiance, enablers of the safe and compliant use of unified communications, collaboration and Web 2.0 announced today that it scooped two awards at the 2011 SC Magazine Awards Europe, including the top prize of the night – Information Security Product of the Year.

In a ceremony held at Hilton Park Lane in London, in the company of over five hundred of the industry’s top enterprises, Actiance first took honours with Best Security Solution in Financial Services with Vantage and then followed up by winning Information Security Product of the Year with Unified Security Gateway (USG).

Now entering its third decade, the SC Awards Europe are universally recognised as the most coveted and prestigious awards for the European information security industry. The judges for the awards are drawn from the senior ranks of the information security profession and include major brands from investment and retail banks, retail groups, airlines, insurance groups, and food groups, as well as prestigious government departments.

“Wining in both the industry and the technology categories with two different products demonstrates the strength and breadth of our platform and the need by organizations for a solution that is able to provide security, management and compliance for all collaboration and communications tools, not just point solutions,” says Kailash Ambwani, CEO of Actiance.

Newly crowned Information Security Product of the Year, Unified Security Gateway (USG) is the only Secure Web Gateway to combine feature and content controls of social networks with the monitoring, management and security of over 4500 Web 2.0 applications, such as instant messaging (IM) and unified communications (UC). The Socialite module within USG enables organisations to control over 150 activity and content features within Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter and can moderate and archive content.

Vantage, which won Best Security Solution in Financial Services for the second consecutive year, provides granular security, policy controls and compliance features for real time and UC applications. It supports the widest variety of platforms including Microsoft Lync, IBM Lotus Sametime and Cisco Unified Presence; public IM, such as Windows Live and Skype; and web conferencing and industry focused networks including Reuters, Bloomberg and YellowJacket.
About Actiance

Actiance enables the safe and productive use of unified communications and Web 2.0, including blogs and social networking sites. Formerly FaceTime Communications, Actiance’s award-winning platforms are used by more than 1,600 customers for the security, management and compliance of unified communications, Web 2.0 and social media channels. Actiance supports or has strategic partnerships with all leading social networks, unified communications providers and IM platforms, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter AOL, Google, Yahoo!, Skype, Microsoft, IBM and Cisco.

Actiance is headquartered in Belmont, California. For more information visit or call 1-888-349-3223.

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